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Assistant Chorus Manager

If you’re based near Leeds (or want to be) bring your administrative skills to this exciting new role in music…

Opera North’s versatile and talented Chorus is a fundamental part of the Company. Since its foundation in 1978, the group has achieved success and an enviable reputation through independent performances and Opera North productions. The Chorus of Opera North performs in a wide range of concerts and produces outstanding recordings. In addition to ensemble performances in Opera North’s productions, many members of the Chorus regularly take principal roles for the Company, and in recent years have demonstrated their strength through productions cast solely from the Chorus, including Trial by Jury, Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill, and Into the Woods.

Opera North are looking for a motivated individual to become Assistant Chorus Manager. This exciting and varied role includes providing support to the Chorus Manager, arranging auditions, and supervising events.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide effective business support to the Chorus Manager and wider department
  • Arranging auditions, events supervision, preparing schedules
  • Financial administration including processing payments
  • Liaising with a range of departments across the company at their base in Leeds and tour venues (most regularly Salford, Newcastle and Nottingham)
  • Weekend and evening work required, willing to hire candidates who request flexible working

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

  • Well-organised and motivated individual
  • Proven administrative and events supervision experience, ideally gained within an arts environment
  • Excellent range of Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Keen attention towards detail
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise work under pressure

TO APPLY

  • Follow this link to apply
  • In your application, state that you heard about this role through Creative Access